Working at Charlton Park Academy

Charlton Park Academy Trust’s aim is to become the Employer of Choice and to support staff by developing their career within our specialist area.

We aim to develop and support other SEN and mainstream schools by:

  • developing our SEN outreach services.
  • supporting young people with additional needs to achieve their aspirations, academically and emotionally.
  • providing staff with training to support students and develop their career.
  • improving staff wellbeing.

Please contact Nina Randall-Webb regarding vacancies unless otherwise stated:


Application Form:



SEN Teacher


Due to our increased pupil numbers CPA from September 2021, we are seeking Teachers with strong professional standards. We are looking for generalist, skilled Primary trained teachers, early years/ KS1/2 ideally with SEND experience although in house training and management support will be given for those staff making a transition to SEND as our largest intake are pupils diagnosed with autism. If teachers have experience of subject leadership in Maths and English this is also encouraged.

  • Salary based on skills, knowledge, and experience.
  • Job Description and personal specification will be provided on application.

Closing date: 31 December 2022

Teachers already with ASD training and experience may receive additional enhanced salary, depending on expertise. Staff willing to share expertise with peers are always welcomed.

If you are interested in this post, please download the teaching staff application form, and return to


CENMAC – Advisory Teacher
for Assistive Technology in Education


At Charlton Park Academy we pride ourselves on the quality of education we provide for our students and the opportunities we create to encourage and develop their communication and independence skills.

We are seeking to recruit a talented teacher who is collaborative, flexible, friendly and a highly motivated team player to support and develop our Assistive Technology Advisory Service CENMAC. A strategic and independent thinker is required to help us continue to improve our advisory service.


CENMAC HLTA – Augmentative and
Alternative Communication Specialist


To work as a member of the CENMAC Team at Charlton Park Academy as a specialist HLTA in Speech and language therapy, Communication and Assistive Technologies. To provide high quality support for CENMAC as part of the Academy in all aspects of its work.



Learning Support Assistant – Level 3


The applicant should have SEN experience working with students aged 5 – 19 years / Primary / Early Years.

Hours of work
9am to 2.30pm, 38 weeks (Term time only) plus 5 training days.

£12.16 per hour

Closing date: 31 December 2022

If you are interested in this post, please download the support staff application form, and return to


Head of Care Mulberry Tree House

(Residential Services at Charlton Park Academy)


CPA is looking for a new permanent Head of Care.  Must have appropriate professional qualifications and experience for this role which is similar to a Registered manager of childrens home. Must be familiar with residential care standards and able to lead a dedicated team of staff to high professional standards.  Mulberry Tree House is inspected annually under the Social Care Common Inspection Framework (SCCIF) for Residential Special Schools under the Ofsted framework for Social care. We have a brand new facility designed to meet modern requirements.

If you are interested in this post, please download the support staff application form, and return to

From £45,576 gross per annum

Closing date: 31 March 2023


Domestic Assistant required for Mulberry Tree House Centre

(Residential Services at Charlton Park Academy)


General duties including cooking, cleaning and as directed duties including supporting Care staff and young people required for Mulberry Tree House Centre based beside Charlton Park Academy SE7 8HX.


Salary and responsibilities

Working hours to be around the requirements of our service and hourly rate £11.32 per hour. Currently this will be 39 weeks and follow an academic year. Additional work may be available during school closure periods.

This post will include preparing meals for staff and children, cleaning our classrooms and residential unit, assisting in personal care with other staff.

Must be able to follow health and safety procedures and be able to use industrial cleaning equipment including mechanical electrical scrubber, kitchen equipment in line with expected clinical hygiene standards.

Prior experience using industrial cleaner and working in industrial or catering kitchen an advantage.

Please apply to Nina Randall-Webb:



Therapist and Therapy Assistants


We are seeking to appoint the following posts to enhance our therapeutic and support offer and support our multi agency working: 

  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational Therapist

To guide, advise staff and pupils with SEND and work with a multi-agency team approach. Relevant professional qualifications and experience.

Approximate salary equivalent to NHS but dependant on qualifications, knowledge, and experience.  Generally, these posts are Term time only, approximately part, or full time but out core needs are 6 – 35 hours a week for suitably skilled staff but we can be flexible around the right candidates.  Pension scheme will be Local Government Pension Scheme for these posts.

Job Descriptions will be provided on request.

Closing date: 31 october 2022

If you are interested in this post, please download the support staff application form, and return to


Therapy Support staff: If you are not a qualified therapist but have therapist support assistant experience, we are also interested in staff able to support our therapy staff to enhance their services. Please download the support staff application form and return to


Sessional Health and Social Care Worker

Sessional Health and Social Care Workers are required to support individual young people. These positions will be part of the expansion of current services on offer at Charlton Park Academy.


HLTA/Specialist Staff for Highly Specialist Provision

We are seeking positive, hardworking, diligent and trustworthy people that will help us make a difference for the life outcomes of young people, all of whom have complex and severe learning conditions and disabilities. They need someone Special too – does this describe you?

We are especially looking for keen, enthusiastic people with a zest for life, interested in extending their current skills and knowledge and who want to become experts in our sector. We require people who can adapt their current knowledge/skills/interests/training to a new special context. We are improving upon our rich offer for our high-need students and we want people who can willingly bring themselves to the party. We have some incredibly creative and wonderful staff and want them to have flexible intelligent colleagues to enhance the life chances of all our community.


Pay range for full time all year round ranges for HLTA from £21,591 to £28,215. These posts are pro rata for 39 weeks a year term time only.

New scale points are from 5-20, depending upon knowledge, qualifications, and experience. £11.83 – £15.46



Please let Nina Randall-Webb at which specific post you are interested in and we will send you details of the post.